ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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Sales Data = ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The Edge
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Gorillaz Plastic Beach Billboard Alternative Albums
Plastic Beach
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
3
The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (Soundtrack) Billboard Alternative Albums
Under Great White Northern Lights (Soundtrack)
Gains in performance
4
Broken Bells Broken Bells Billboard Alternative Albums
Broken Bells
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
6
Dropkick Murphys Live On Lansdowne, Boston MA Billboard Alternative Albums
Live On Lansdowne, Boston MA
Gains in performance
7
Soundtrack Alice In Wonderland: Almost Alice Billboard Alternative Albums
Alice In Wonderland: Almost Alice
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Billboard Alternative Albums
Them Crooked Vultures
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Flobots Survival Story Billboard Alternative Albums
Survival Story
Gains in performance
10
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
19
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
21
The xx xx Billboard Alternative Albums
-
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Flogging Molly Live At The Greek Theatre Billboard Alternative Albums
Live At The Greek Theatre
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
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